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Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park : from the white city beautiful to a century of fun

Author: David Forsyth
Publisher: Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016]
Series: Timberline books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park, author David Matthew Forsyth details the history of the park, from its construction through its centennial, exploring how it has weathered a century of metropolitan growth, technological innovation, and cultural shifts. "--
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Forsyth
ISBN: 9781607324300 160732430X
OCLC Number: 927104091
Description: xx, 300 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : in search of blooming gardens --
Lakeside, an amusement enterprise --
Just take a trip out to jolly Lakeside --
Lakeside, the white city beautiful --
Keeping Lakeside's bright lights shining --
Benjamin Krasner and Lakeside's new setup --
Lakeside speedway and the roaring bugs of speed --
The wild chipmunk vs. the mouse --
The stockers take over at Lakeside speedway --
Lakeside amusement park, public nuisance? --
Lakeside, the most entertaining city in America --
Conclusion : a century of fun at Lakeside Amusement Park.
Series Title: Timberline books.
Responsibility: David Forsyth ; with a foreword by Thomas J. Noel.

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"In Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park, author David Matthew Forsyth details the history of the park, from its construction through its centennial, exploring how it has weathered a century of metropolitan growth, technological innovation, and cultural shifts. "--

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